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The Last Sports Car You May Ever Need

The newly re-designed second-generation Panamera continues to offer the sleekness of the Porsche brand, but the roominess and comfort of a sedan, with four seats. By re-shaping the rear and lowering the roofline, the car resembles [...]

The Face of Investment Management and Trust

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Investment Management and Trust SUSAN BRENNAN     Susan Brennan is Sabal Trust Tampa’s new managing principal. Sabal Trust is Florida’s largest [...]

The Face of Tampa Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Tampa Real Estate CAROL POOLEY, GRI     Carol Pooley is a founding Realtor at Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate services, with [...]

12 Places to View July 4th Fireworks in Tampa Bay

  12 Great Places to View Independence Day Fireworks in Tampa Bay     Light Up Tampa Bay Tampa’s Channel District celebrates the Fourth of July with live music by Southern Train, entertainment by DJ’s Xplicid [...]

Get Kool with The Rowdies

Kool & the Gang   The Rowdies will host a post-match FREE Kool & the Gang Concert to Ticket Holders. Head to ST. PETE for soccer AND a concert! This Thursday, July 6, 2017, Al Lang Stadium welcomes the Tampa Bay Rowdies as they take [...]

METROHome Tour: Historic Pass-a-Grille Renovation

  Couple Reclaims An Historic Pass-a-Grille Home With Flair By Mary Lou Janson | Photography By Amy Lamb   One stands grandly on the glistening white sands bordering the Gulf of Mexico. The other occupies a [...]

METRO Style: Beach Bound

  Beach Bound Style Guide The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach or nearby park. METRO found some summer time essentials from totes to shades to enjoy the great outdoors.   Made for Shade Protect [...]

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Takes It To The Next Level

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s President Joe Lupo with Hard Rock Girls     The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa made a big splash at the ribbon cutting and opening of the new 700-space parking garage, as Seminole [...]

METRO Home: High Life Living in Downtown Tampa

  Grand Penthouse at Skypoint   Feel the vibe of the city and escape the suburbs with one of the most unique properties currently available in downtown Tampa. The two-story, two bath Grand Penthouse is on [...]

The Gasparilla International Film Festival Returns To Tampa

          The Gasparilla International Film Festival Returns To Tampa With A Roar By Mary Lou Janson   For one week in early March, eager film fans from throughout Tampa Bay, and beyond, [...]

Celebrate Hollywood Awards Night at Tampa Theatre

Movie lovers can bask Hollywood’s biggest night of the year with a Red Carpet Reception and VIP watch party at the 18th Annual Hollywood Awards Night at Tampa Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. The Red [...]

The Face of Hospitality & Public Relations

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Face of Hospitality & Public Relations Brooke Palmer Kuhl RSBP EVENTS+PR Brooke Palmer Kuhl and her team at RSBP Events+PR, are pros at garnering attention for [...]

The Face of Bohemian Style

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Bohemian Style Amy Bay Discovering eclectic, one-of-a-kind items and bringing new life to them through paint or a new purpose, free of limitations, [...]

The Face of Family Law

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Family Law MICHAEL LUNDY OLDER, LUNDY & ALVAREZ Michael Lundy is one of Tampa Bay’s leading marital and family law attorneys. He has built [...]

The Face of Real Estate Transformations

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Real Estate Transformations EQUIALT While some can’t visualize converting distressed properties into valuable assets, EquiAlt — Brian Davison, Tony Kelly, Bertram Nkya and [...]

The Face of Culinary Dreams

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Culinary Dreams KRISTIN WITTS MCKINNEY After 23 years of catering, it’s evident that Kristin Witts McKinney’s new passion is in helping others. She now [...]

METROHome Tour: From Beach Getaway to a Modern Gateway

Perched on a picturesque, wedge-shaped lot located on a barrier island bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and the intracoastal waterway, the single-story cottage is just steps from the shoreline. Despite a setting that afforded panoramic [...]

Creating A Culinary Destination

POSTO 9 owners, Grace and Marco Franca   POSTO 9 A Brazilian Gastropub   In the past year, the foodie scene in downtown Lakeland has grown and now is going to explode with a new Brazilian [...]

5 Festive Cocktail Recipes

  Cheers! This holiday season is the perfect time to gather around and make memories. Whether you’re getting together with family or throwing a party with friends, the festivities are sure to be merry and bright. [...]

Two New Art Leaders in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg has quite the arts scene and two important cultural influences, the Museum of Fine Arts and Florida CraftArt, each have new directors that will lead the respective destinations into the new year.     [...]

METRO PIX: Pavilion XXXI

  When: Saturday, November 5, 2016  Where: Tampa Museum of Art The theme for Pavilion XXXI was Tampa/Havana and coordinated nicely with the Tampa Museum of Art’s current exhibition, Complicated Beauty: Contemporary Cuban Art. Presented by PNC [...]

THE FACE OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Business Development INGRID COULON COMPASS LAND & TITLE, LLC   Ingrid Coulon, M.B.A., is the Director of Marketing for Compass Land & Title, LLC, [...]

HOME TOUR: Tampa Resident Reveals True Colors

view photo gallery below   Tampa Resident Reveals True Colors In Newly Designed L.A. Townhouse By Mary Lou Janson   Bright, bold and a bit unconventional. What describes a newly decorated, vibrantly designed, Los Angeles townhouse [...]

What To Do: Got To WaZoo

The 21st Annual WaZoo BeerFest This all-inclusive tasting event at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo features samples of 250 beers from 70 breweries, a variety of savory pub fare, live entertainment and free daytime admission to come [...]

Must Try: The Wood-Fired Salsiccia Pizze

Ava’s Salsiccia Pizze Enjoy this wood-fired pizza as a main dish or share as a delicious appetizer; The “Salsiccia” is topped with Italian fennel sausage, San Marzano tomatoes, and Ricotta cheese. Salsiccia Pizze | 17   [...]

DRIVE: Discover The Undiscovered

  Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV   Land Rover’s history of luxury off-road vehicles continues with the 2016 Discovery. Upgrades this year include: new  powertrains, upgraded infotainment and connectivity systems and enhanced driver assistance features. The [...]

SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE 2016

Tampa Bay Metro’s Summer Camps Guide 2016     Academy at the Lakes Academy at the Lakes offers more than 60 summer programs including academic, creative, recreation, and sports camps. Favorites include Camp Invention, Video Production, [...]

Metro Pix: 2016 White Party

  2016 White Party   The 13 Ugly Men hosted one of the hottest parties in town at Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino last weekend. The rainy weather forced the party inside as Grey [...]

Celebrated Chef Marc Murphy Opens Grey Salt

  Celebrity Chef Melds Rustic Farmhouse with Modern Casino Glitz Get a taste of the Big Apple in Tampa with the new Mediterranean-inspired restaurant by celebrity chef, Marc Murphy. Inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & [...]

Colors of the Year: A Compliment to Spring in Tampa Bay

  A Softer Take On Color For 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year. As consumers seek mindfulness and [...]

Cultivating Culture in Tampa Bay

  GMF at night along the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.  Photo by Michael Schuhmann   The cultural happenings of music and movies as Gasparilla celebrations continue to cultivate the arts. By Mary Lou Janson     [...]

New Cirque du Soleil Show Comes To Tampa

    New Cirque du Soleil show TORUK – The First Flight is coming to the Bay area.   Inspired by James Cameron’s movie AVATAR, the new Cirque du Soleil touring show TORUK – The First [...]

Best of Metro 2016: Arts & Entertainment

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best   Tampa Bay Arts & Entertainment       Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The exhibits are ever-changing to promote, explore and expand the [...]

Brenda Marrero

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business BRENDA MARRERO The Brenda Marrero Group   Determined and resourceful, Brenda Marrero has never shied away from forging new paths with purpose and [...]

Kerry Vosler

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business KERRY VOSLER Studio & Atelier   American Artist, Kerry Vosler, is a painter of heirloom portraits and landscapes. She paints distinguished leaders, family portraits [...]

Leslie Giglio Betts, PharmD

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business LESLIE GIGLIO BETTS, PharmD Blowbar® Express Styling Salon   Throughout her childhood, Leslie dreamed about becoming a hairdresser, however her parents encouraged her [...]

Lan Pratt, MBA, BSRT (T)

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business LAN PRATT, MBA, BSRT (T) Pure Natural Nail Lounge   With a background in healthcare and leadership, Lan Pratt is tenacious and driven. Pratt [...]

Hope Peterson

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |  Inspiring Women In Business HOPE PETERSON New Hope Auto & Truck Services, Inc.   Hope Peterson is the founder and owner of New Hope Auto & Truck [...]

THE FACE OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Real Estate Investment CARLOS GONZALEZ REAL ESTATE LIFE INVESTMENTS   Entrepreneur Carlos Gonzalez oversees the firm he founded, Real Estate Life Investments out of [...]

Cheers to an Endless Summer

6 Endless Summer Cocktail Recipes There’s nothing quite like enjoying the beautiful summer sun in Tampa Bay with loved ones and a great cocktail… Beach House Cosmo Ingredients 2 cups Pinnacle® Vodka 1/2 cup DeKuyper® Triple [...]

Savory Starters on the Grill

Grilled Cedar Planked Goat Cheese with Apricot Preserves   (Family Features) When most people think of the rich, smoky flavor of barbecue on the grill, they’re thinking of a slab of meaty ribs or a plump, [...]

5 Ways to Guide Your Family to Better Health

    (Family Features) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, your zip code is a greater predictor of your health than your genetic code. It not only impacts access to healthy foods, but [...]

Lighten & Brighten Your Kitchen

Ceiling improvements can get things looking up in your kitchen   (BPT)  When you’re planning a full kitchen renovation, or even just a few choice upgrades, countertops, cabinets, appliances and flooring command your attention. But do [...]

Bug Off!

  Tips to Help Eliminate Dangerous Pests From Our Bay Area Lawns   A yard that is lush, green and free of weeds shows evidence of healthy lawn maintenance. However, many Tampa Bay area homeowners overlook [...]

Dock and Dine

5 Great Tampa Bay Dock & Dine Locations Travel by boat to get a cold cocktail or a delicious bite at any of these five great waterfront bars and restaurants.   
The Getaway 13090 Gandy Blvd [...]

Must Try: BYOB at Soho Backyard

  “BYOB” Build Your Own Bloody The popular Saturday and Sunday Brunches at the Soho Backyard include the now famous “BYOB” (Build Your Own Bloody) featuring Bloody Skewers. The skewers each come with a shrimp and cocktail [...]

Back To School Essentials

  Class is almost in session, and many busy Tampa Bay area parents have a few more items to check off their shopping lists. Help your kids get the grades this school year with a little [...]

7 Tips to Expand Your Small Business

7 Digital Marketing Tips to Expand Your Small Business (Family Features)  Whether you’re just starting a small business or looking to expand an existing operation, marketing your business can seem daunting. The key to marketing success [...]

‘Hacking’ a Major Concern for Bay Area Businesses

Corporate Privacy Becoming a Top Tampa Bay Business Concern   (BPT) – As many as 43 percent of companies experienced a data breach in the past year – a 10 percent increase from last year, according [...]

Cork Tainted Wines

  Have you ever opened a bottle of wine expecting a delicious and aromatic beverage, only to find that it tastes and smells like a moldy  basement or wet cardboard?   Then you have had the [...]

Basics for Bay Area Businesswomen

  Advice and Trends For Tampa Bay’s Female Entrepreneurs In today’s technology driven age, the successful small business owner is a savvy individual with a passion for their product. A survey recently conducted by Web.com and [...]

Healthier Bay Area Homes

Mother Nature Knows Best How Natural Elements In The Home Make You Healthier   (BPT)  When it comes to health and wellness, the design of your Bay area home may prove to be just as important [...]

Grilling With Heart

  Heart Healthy Grilling Options Celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffmann shares some heart-healthy tips and three inspiring recipes for grilling this season.   1. Pineapple-Chicken Skewers with Passion Fruit Glaze 2. Southwest Style Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad [...]

10 Cocktails For The Bay

Stay cool and hydrated with these fruity warm-weather-friendly drinks. Use fruits of the season including kiwis, strawberries, peaches, oranges and watermelon to add flavor to these delicious cocktails. Strawberry Lemon Glade 2 oz        Strawberry RumShine [...]

Summer Exercise Tips

Exercise Tips for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat By: Adela Lilollari   Summer break shouldn’t mean a break from your workout routine. Yes, it’s easy to use the tropical heat here in Tampa Bay as [...]

Creating An Outdoor Oasis

Transform your outside space into a party place     (Family Features) Creating a perfect outdoor oasis — the first step toward a summer filled with carefree entertaining — requires careful planning for the entire space. [...]

3 Recipes to Shake Up Cinco de Mayo

Swap out the tequila this year for smooth, crisp and refreshing Ketel One Vodka Cocktails. Try Ketel One’s take on a Margarita with the Ketel One Dutch Margarita, keep it simple with a Ketel One Mexican [...]

Addressing Childhood Obesity

  Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Amongst Bay area children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems. These include [...]

Best of Arts & Entertainment

best of tampa bay the bay’s best     Arts & Entertainment     Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The shimmering aluminum exterior and LED light installation, serves as the cornerstone of Tampa’s [...]